Etnovyr – Lviv, Ukraine

Festival “Etnovyr” explodes with bright colors annually and is the main event of the celebrations of Ukraine Independence Day in Lviv. In the past 10 years over a hundred countries including dancers singers and musicians participated at the programs of Etnovyr. The best folk groups have already presented their rich traditional culture with music, dance, […]

ANZHELA YURKIVSKA, Master of the author’s multi-layer cutting out technique

Anzhela Yurkivska became interested in the multifaceted world of decorative and applied arts during her higher education at the University named after Grigory Skovorody in Pereyaslav. Her mentors, Olga Strelets and Oksana Smirnova, instilled a love for Ukrainian folk art and opened the world of vytynanka. She started creating her first multi-layered vytynankas in 2015-2016 […]

VALENTYNA PROTSKO, Master of modern decorative and applied art

Valentyna PROTSKO – master of modern decorative and applied art. A representative of the  Oshibana school of Ukrainian floristry. Laureate of the International Oshibana contests in South Korea, “ The art of Oshibana – “Exhibition of Creation” from 2014 to present.  

IRYNA CHURSINA, Master of modern decorative and applied art

Iryna Chursina – master of modern decorative and applied art. A representative of the Oshibana school of Ukrainian floristry. Laureate of the International Oshibana contests in South Korea “The 18 Korea Pressed Flower Contest”, China “Shanghai International Flower Show” – “The Second International Pressed Flower Exhibition”, in Italy “Michelangelo’s Brush”.  

NATALIIA ARTIUKHOVA – Мaster of beadwork, Ukraine

                    NATALIIA ARTIUKHOVA, Folk Master of Ukraine & member of the National Assembly of Masters of Folk Art.   Nataliia was born in March 1974. Nataliia Artiukhova gradually came to create Ukrainian traditional jewellery. From childhood, Grandma Mariia taught her different kinds of needlework. At first, […]

Olga Kulish – Ethno clothing designer, Ukraine

Olga Kulish, Ethno clothing designer, born on June 04, 1986 Education – Faculty of Architecture and Design of the Dnipro State Academy of Civil Engineering and Design (2008). 2016 -2022 owner and designer of the PYNTEA brand. 2016-2018 – co-owner and designer of the OTAMAN brand (to date, the project does not carry out its […]


NADIIA KOZACHENKO NADIIA KONONOVA, Folk crafts master, decorator, collector and restorer of antique clothes, designer of clothes, jewellery and accessories, florist designer. Nadiia Kozachenko (Nadiia Kononova) is a well-known Ukrainian folk crafts master, ethnographer and collector of antiques from Ukrainian culture. Collecting antique costumes and accessories is an inexhaustible source of creativity for the designer, known […]

KOBYCHEVA Liudmyla, Folk master, author’s collages Assemblage

SECRETS OF NATURAL MATERIALS         LIUDMYLA KOBYCHEVA   The artist was born in 1946 in a creative family. After graduating from Kyiv State University, she worked as a lawyer, including teaching at the University of Aden (South Yemen). But she was able to realize her creative potential only after her retirement, having […]

Angelina Petrova (Angelina Pan) – decorator & designer

ANGELINA PETROVA (ANGELINA PAN) Decorator, designer, People’s Master of Ukraine, Head of the People’s Studio of Fine and Decorative Arts “Modern Tradition” of the Cultural and Art Center of Darnytskyi district. Member of the Ukrainian Association of Handicrafts (UAHA). She was born on June 26, 1956. In 1993, she graduated from the Ukrainian-Slovak Joint Venture […]

YANA VLASENKO-BERNATSKA master of Samchykivka painting

Yana Vlasenko-Bernatska is an artist and master of Samchykivka painting. She is teacher and working as a volunteer. She was born on December 7, 1974, in Kyiv in the family of artist Yuri Vlasenko and a leading teacher of economics and management Tetiana Vlasenko. In 1994, she graduated from the Kyiv State Institute of Decorative […]